Notices

2018 Industry Award Winners

The Builders Association of Minnesota’s 2018 Holiday Party has come and gone with an evening filled with laughter and entertainment as we honored our Award winners and celebrated the year of the Industry!

Associate of the Year – 2018

For BAM’s Associate of the Year Award in 2018 we were please to award Marc Cabrera of Pella. This award goes to an Associate member for their outstanding leadership and service to their local and state associations, and for involvement in the industry and community. The 2018 recipient is a strong supporter of BAM and has helped make the launch of the Minnesota Metropolitan Contractors Association (MMCA) a success.

Builder of the Year – 2018 (more…)

2017 BAM STATEWIDE INDUSTRY AWARD WINNERS

Champions of the Industry

Representative Tama Theis, St. Cloud
Representative Pat Garafolo, Farmington
Representative Ben Lien, Moorhead
Senator Rich Draheim, Madison Lake
Senator Kent Eken, Twin Valley

2017 Associate Member of the Year

Jody Keppers, President of Keppers Design (ABA)

2017 Builder of the Year

Monte Mraz, Vice President- Metro Office of W. Gohman Construction and President of the Minnesota Metropolitan Contractors Association

2017 President’s Award

Chad Kompelien, Mike Kompelien Custom Homes

For the first time, BAM’s 2017 Legacy Award Winner

Joe Weis

SAINT CLOUD BUILDER MIKE GOHMAN 2016 BUILDER OF THE YEAR

Saint Cloud area builder Mike Gohman named Builder of the Year, congratulated by Congressman Tom Emmer (R-MN06).

By Forrest Cyr

Saint Joseph, MN – Mike Gohman, president of Saint Joseph based
W. Gohman Construction, won the Builders Association of Minnesota’s (BAM) 2016
Builder of the Year award. Mr. Gohman was presented with the 2016 Builder of
the Year Award at BAM’s annual celebration and awards ceremony on December 8,
2016, attended by industry leaders from across Minnesota.
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BRAINERD LAKES AREA BUSINESS LEADER GERRY TRAUT OF XCEL ENERGY NAMED ‘ASSOCIATE OF THE YEAR’

Brainerd Lakes area business leader Gerry Traut of Xcel Energy named ‘Associate of the Year’ by the Builders Association of Minnesota.

By Forrest Cyr

Brainerd, MN – Gerry Traut of Xcel Energy received the prestigious Associate of the Year from the Builders Association of Minnesota on December 8,2016 at the Association’s annual gala, attended by building industry leadersfrom across Minnesota.
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